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WETA
Sep 12, 2010 10:30am EDT
troops. the debate came on top of another controversy over plans to build an islamic cultural center near the site of ground zero in new york. at a news conference on friday, president obama called for religious tolerance. >> we have to make sure that we don't start turning on each other, and i will do everything that i can as long as i'm president of the united states to remind the american people that we are one nation under god and we may call that god different names. but we remain one nation. >> this week, dozens of christian, jewish and muslim leaders held what they called an emergency summit in washington, d.c. to address the tensions. the group released a statement denouncing anti-muslim bigotry and urging respect for america's tradition of religious liberty. >> we are convinced that spiritual leaders representing the various faiths in the united states have a moral obligation to stand together and to denounce categorically misinformation or outright bigotry directed against any religious group in this country. >> this is not america. this is not our country. >> islamic society of
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 11:00pm PDT
continue with a conversation with islamic scholar from oxford university, tariq ramadan. >> we should, muslims, come back to the fundamentals and be critical -- this critical engagement of muslims, the critical mind, this is something i have always been talking about it the last 25 years. we need muslims with deep faith and critical minds to be able to look at our own failures from within and to build and not to be the victims, not to play the victim mentality, not to be the object of history but to be the subject of our own history. >> charlie: mandelson, and ramadan, from london, when we continue. funding for "charlie rose" was provided by the following. >> over a century ago, gottlieb daimler wrote four words that were a promise to himself and to the world. a promise to invent the first automobile, and to keep reinventing. to build the type of cars that define true performance while never sacrificing their true beauty. and to introduce innovations that help save lives and the planet. four simple words mercedes benz lives by to this day. the best, or nothing. that is what drives us.
PBS
Sep 11, 2010 12:00pm PDT
and by the sanofi aventis foundation. >> this week on "to the contrary" women up islam. women & islam, on 9/11's anniversary, anti-islamic sentiment appears to spread. then, secretary of state clinton outlines america's future. behind the headlines: congresswoman loretta sanchez wants women on the front lines. >> hello, i'm bonnie erbe. welcome to "to the contrary," a discussion of news and social trends from diverse perspectives. up first: the 9/11 anniversary and america's religious divisions. as the nation commemorates the ninth anniversary of the september 11th terrorist attacks, anti-islamic fervor seems to be growing. a new washington post-abc news poll finds, nearly half of americans have an unfavorable view of islam compared with 37% who view islam favorably. this week, a florida pastor threatened to burn copies of the saying he is following instructions from god. there is also an ongoing debate over a proposed mosque and islamic cultural center near ground zero in new york. two-thirds of americans oppose building the center. although many islamic clerics say the koran views women and me
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm PDT
to cancel his koran burning if a deal is made to move the planned islamic cultural center away from ground zero, but the new york imam says there is no deal. i'm harry smith. is the damage already done? just today, the taliban spread leaflets in afghanistan saying america is islam's biggest enemy. plus fighting a killer, pancreatic cancer. >> couric: what is your most profound hope? >> my hope is a cure katie reports a cure could soon be within reach thanks to stan up 2 cancer and its dream team of researchers. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening. katie will be along later in the broadcast. we begin with a stunning development in the story that has ignited a firestorm of controversy all over the world. late today, the florida minister who promised to burn copies of the koran on the anniversary of 9/11 said he was canceling the event. pastor terry jones said it's part of an agreement to move a planned islamic cultural center away from ground zero. though the center's imam tonight i
FOX News
Sep 12, 2010 4:00am EDT
but as americans we are not and never will be at war with islam. it was not a religion that attacked us that september day, it was al-qaeda. a sorry bandf men which perverts religion. an just as we condemn intolerance and extremism abroad, so will we stay true to hour traditions here at home s a diverse and tolerant nation. >> geraldo: while there is physical renewal, there was little unity around ground zero today. we planned a celebratione tonight of the rise of the new world trade center to begin its noble climb into the new york skyline. progress symbolized by the columns of life that soar skyward marking the sacred spot where the original towers once today but a perfect storm of conflict andontroversy has ripped through the commemoration even as it divides our nation over the tough issue of the downtown mosque and the bigger concern in o society over the role of muslims in america. weng begin with dueling monstrations. >> those cranes are at ground zero and today on the 9th aiversary there are dueling protests over the proposed construction of an islamic cultural center to the left
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 10:00am EDT
wants to build an islamic center near ground zero. if you thought it would have provoked this controversy, with what would you have done? >>> and three leading thinkers on faith discuss tolerance and islam-ophobia. >>> and analysis of all the week's politics with our "roundtable," with george will, arianna huffington, kate zernike, and jonathan karl. >>> and "the sunday funnies." >> the economy is so bad that the florida preacher, terry jones, now wants to burn his 401(k). that's how bad. >>> hello. the world economy once looked to the american consumer to pull it out of recession. not anymore. nothe world is looking to china and emerging economies. where growth is taking hold. at his news conference on friday, the president admitted that economic progress here was "painfully slow." joining me this morning, the president's top economic adviser, austan goolsbee. just appointed chair of the president's council of economic advisers. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> thank you very much. i want to ask you what's just happened. the house minority leader,
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 7:00pm EDT
was cancelling the event. pastor terry jones said it's part of an agreement to move a planned islamic cultural center away from ground zero. though the center's imam tonight insisted there is no such deal and he says he's never even spoken to jones. the pastor's decision followed an appeal from president obama and a personal phone call from defense secretary robert gates. all of this as the state department has issued a warning to americans traveling overseas of possible revenge attacks, and even as there were more protests today in muslim nations. there is a lot to report tonight. kelly cobiella begins our coverage in gainesville, florida, kelly. >> reporter: good evening, harry. pastor terry jones has spent the entire day inside his church, then late in the day, came out request this completely unexpected announcement that he was calling off his protest on saturday in exchange for a promise that the controversial islamic center planned near ground zero would be moved. >> the imam has agreed to move the mosque. we have agreed to cancel our event on saturday, and on saturday i will be flying u
ABC
Sep 12, 2010 10:30am EDT
to build an islamic center near ground zero. >>> and three leading thinkers on faith discuss tolerance and islam-ophobia. >>> and the "roundtable," with george will, arianna huffington, jon than karl. >>> and "the sunday funnies." >>> the economy is so bad that the florida preacher, terry jones, now wants to burn his 401(k). >>> hello, the world economy once looked to the american consumer to pull it out of recession. not anymore. now the world is looking to china and emerging economies. at his news conference on friday, the president admitted that progress here was painfully slow. joining me this morning, the president's top economic adviser, austan goolsbee. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> thank you very much. i want to ask you what's just happened. the how minority leader, john boehner said he would consider extending the middle class tax cuts. if the only option i have is to vote for some of those tax reductions, i'll vote for it, he said, on "face the nation" this morning. what is your reaction? >> i haven't seen the comments. i noticed the qualifier if my
CNN
Sep 11, 2010 8:00pm EDT
for the destruction of everything that doesn't conform to their radical view of islam. at the top of their list, the very country that gives them the freedom of speech, to spew their hatred, theth ited states. with us for the entire hour, two of cnn's experts on terrorism who tracked this closely, national security contributor fran townsend and seniorco international correspondent nic robertson. stand by. at this moment perhaps no one is of greater concern to the u.s. e han ayad allawi, a u.s. citizen deemed so dangerous his own country is trying to kill him. the american-born allawi is one of the top recruiters. why the u.s. says he is the heir to osama bin laden. >> reporter: anwar al allawi, the radical yemen-based preacher seen here online. his followers in britain says he is lik osama bin laden. >> he remind me of, for example, osama bin laden and ayman al zawahiri in terms of his soft spoken knowledge and foundations that he has. >> he said hand me over your skulls. >> reporter: this is the same allawi after the killings allawi praised hassan on his websi calling him a hero. seven years a
CSPAN
Sep 14, 2010 6:00am EDT
-- "what's right with islam." feisal will speak for about 20 minutes from this podium and then we will have a brief conversation. ? sf anyone has anything like a cell phone or anything proximating a cell phone, if you would please turnette off. not just put it on vibrate because iter into fears. we'll be forever grateful. . . jie we come together at a time of great crisis and danger. what began as a dispute over the community center in lower manhattan has grown into a larg larger controversy between my be loved religion and my beloved country. i regret that some have misunderstood our intentions i am deeply distressed. despite the disappointments. this is much i'm greatful for. to you are president, mr. president, i thank you for your support, for speaking out forcefully and repeatedly on behalf of religious tolerance and values that make our country great. i am greatful for making peace a priority in your first term. for those who voice opinions. i am greatful. you affirm my belief in the decency of the american people. i realize among the critics are some who have lost loved one
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 9:00pm EDT
is in his own personal battle with islam, ladies and gentlemen, here is rachel maddow! good evening! >> it's as if -- >> rachel! >> yes. >> i was finishing my previous sentence. >> it is as if you are on some sort of electronic server, my friend. >> what? >> what? yes. thank you, keith. i hope you have a relaxing weekend. >> i hope so, too. >> thank you. we begin tonight -- we begin tonight with the president taking an unequivocal and impassioned stand. >> i will do everything that i can, as long as i am president of the united states to remind the american people that we are one nation, under god. and we may call that god different names, but we remain one nation. we are not at war against islam. we are at war against terrorist organizations that have distorted islam, or falsely used the banner of islam to engage in their destructive acts. and we've got to be clear about that. we've got to be clear about that, because if we're going to successfully reduce the terrorist threat, then we need all the allies we can get. the folks who are most interested in a war between the united states or t
CNN
Sep 12, 2010 9:00pm EDT
an islamic community center near ground zero is here.erwh his first u.s. interview on why he wants a mosque just blocks from the site of the 9/11 terror attack. what he thinks of the raging controversy and why he's remained silent so long until now. imamlieisal abdul rauf next on "larry king live." good evening. feisal abdul rauf is the founder and chairman of cordoba initiative. he's been imam of the mosque in lower manhattan for 27 years. he plans to build an islamic community center called cordoba house a few blocks from ground zero. these plans have generated a national debate over tolerance, sensitivity, religion and sparked emotional protests against the project. the imam joins us from new york. he's with cnn's soledad o'brien. he agreed to sit dn for an interview, in part, because soledad is working on a documentary about wh it's ke to be muslim in america. here's soledad orien with the imam. >> all right, larry. thank you very much. imam, thk you very much for talking with us. >> thank you, soledad. t >> you're just back from the middle east. you've been gone for about two months.
CNN
Sep 11, 2010 2:00pm EDT
.vitac.com >>> on ts ninth anniversary of from heightened emotio ground zero to the proposed sight of the islamic center. and ahead at 3:00 eastern time, a closer look at that deadly pipeline explosion in california outside san francisco. could something like that happen where you live? and at 4:00, another perspective on the islamic center. we'll talk to jurrjensists fra sweden, south africa as well as israel. in that straight ead here the news room. the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks had arrived with sorrow and with debate. the deadliest acts of terrorism in the u.s. history was remembered this morningith memorial services in york, washington as well as pennsylvania. but the focus has shifted this an rnoon to plans now for islamic center nea the sight of the new york attack. a march in suort of the center started at the top of the hour and we understand a protest is also about to get underway. let's begin with ssan candiotti. >> reporter: at this hour, both sides are starting to build up steain order to get out their message and they intentionally chose this day of remembrance of the att
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
community to say no, that is not who we are. that means to speak out on behalf of islam as a piece- loving and peace-teaching faith and say these are, indeed, our brothers and sisters. at the national council, we also know there are minority christian communities around the world now that also feel themselves to be threatened by extremist voices in situations that are predominantly muslim, because extremists in those settings may use the rhetoric in this country as a pretext. so it also in christian self interest to speak out strongly no a word of tolerance, knowing that are muslim colleagues and other places are doing the same on behalf of minority christian communities there. we live in an interdependent world. it is important that we speak is word of hospitality together. thank you. >> we will take questions and answers in a one minute. let me say quickly, following on the reverend kenneman's point, for the last nine years muslim- americans have been trying to get the message out that we reject the extremist, muslim extremist view of islam, the justification for violence and militancy.
CNN
Sep 13, 2010 12:00am EDT
manhattan for 27 years. he plans to build an islamic community center called cordoba house a few blocks from ground zero. these plans have generated a national debate over tolerance, sensitivity, religion an d sparked emotional protests against the project. the imam joins us from new york. he's with cnn's soledad o'brien. he agreed to sit down for an rt interview, in part, because ki soledad is working on a documentary about what it's like to be muslim in america. here's soledad o'bri with the imam. >> all right, larry. thank you very much. imam, thank you very much for talking with us. >> thank you, soledad. >> you're just back from the middle east. you've been gone for about two months. and you've been pretty quiet about the controversy that has been raging about the proposed struure right near ground zero.ve the debate, while you've been a gone, has gotten louder, and it's gotten angrier. why are you lking now?th >> well, i didn't think it was appropriate for me to speak about this while i was overseas on the trip. i felt i wanted to come home and speak to this issue from my home cotry,
MSNBC
Sep 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
are at it again, this time creating a moral equivalency between burning korans and building an islamic center two blocks from ground zero. it's their way saying president obama is as wrong as the florida pastor was about burning korans. i've heard it before. and just this week john boehner, sarah palin, and today newt gingrich joined the team, republicans exploiting our fears again. that's our top story tonight. plus, if you watched "hardball" last night, you know the whole affair involving the florida pastor who is or isn't going to burn korans tomorrow has become a never-ending saga. this afternoon pastor terry jones insisted, he's convinced, why, we don't know, that he's going to meet tomorrow with the new york imam in charge of the planned islamic center near ground zero and work out some kind of deal. that's what he says. that's what he hopes. we'll have the latest in a moment. >>> also another battlefront opened in the war against don't ask, don't tell. a federal judge says it violates the constitutional rights of gays and she'll issue an order to halt the policy. so what happens now? how d
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 1:00pm EDT
, a big development in the islamic center controversy in new york. the imam behind the controversy, imam faceal abdul rauf will talk with soledad o'brien at 9:00 p.m. eastern tonight. let me give you some background again as to what the story is about. it is an islamic center that is being built on a commercial site, two blocks from ground zero. you can sort of see it here, the world trade center is this area at the bottom. the proposed mosque site is a couple of blocks north of that. and by the would i, an existing mosque is two blocks north of that. that is the mosque that will be relocating to this area. but it's -- as part of a larger islamic center with prayer areas, as we have just learned today from an op-ed in the "new york times" will actually involve prayer spaces for christianities, for christians, and for jews, as well. let's talk a little bit about what this imam has said in his op-ed. he says, and i quote, cordoba house will be built on fundamentals common to judaism. to love the lord our creator with all of our hearts, minds, souls and strength and to love our neighbors as
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 2:00am EDT
>>> thanks for joining us. tonight, breaking news, the imam who wants to build that islamic community center and mosque near ground zero is breaking his silence for the first time since the controversy erupted, saying whether he is willing to move the mosque or not. >>> u.s. military says burning the koran will endanger our troops. does the pastor care? we'll ask him. he also says he's doing this to honor the 9/11 victims. but does he even know the names of any of those who lost their lives? find out in a moment. >>> later, what appears to be new evidence in the case of a congresswoman who gave her relatives and her staffers' relatives tens of thousands in charity scholarship money, instead of to needy kids in her district, like she was supposed to. she says she wasn't paying attention to it. but now, we have letters that appear to be just the opposite, evidence that, if true, she was steering the scholarships not to the colleges but directly into her relatives' pockets. >>> a poverty is planning on burning korans. he says it's to honor those killed on 9/11 and to send a mes
MSNBC
Sep 11, 2010 5:00am EDT
and building an islamic center two blocks from ground zero. it's their way saying president obama is as wrong as the florida pastor was about burning korans. we've heard it before. and just this week john boehner, sarah palin, and today newt gingrich joined the team, republicans exploiting our fears again. that's ourop story tonight.ed plus, if you watched "hardball" last night, you know the whole affair involving the florida pastor who is or isn't going to burn korans tomorrow has become a never ending saga. this afternoon pastor terry jones insisted, he's convinced, why, we don't know, thate's going to meet tomorrow with the new york imam in charge of the planned islamic center near ground zero and work out a deal. that's what he says. that's what he hopes. we'll have the latest in a moment. >>> also another battle opened in the war against don't ask, don't tell. a federal judge says it violates the constitutional rhts of gays a nd she'll issue an order to halt the policy. what happens now? how did we get from 9/11 being a politics free zone to becoming a talking point for republicans to ex
CNN
Sep 8, 2010 1:00am EDT
for joining us. breaking news, the imam who wants to build that islamic community center and mosque near ground zero is breaking his silence, telling us whether definitely he is willing to move the plans or not. >>> u.s. military says burning the koran will endanger our troops. does the pastor care? we'll ask him. he says he's doing this to honor the 9/11 victims, but does he even know the names of any of those who lost their lives? >>> the case of a congresswoman who gave her relatives and staffer's relatives tens of thousands in charity similarship money instead of needy kids in her district like she was supposed to. she says she wasn't paying attention to it, but now we have letters that appear to claim the opposite. she was steering the scholarships not to the colleges but directly into a relative's pockets. >>> to send a message to radical islamists around the world. his message is being heard by all muslims around the world and the outrage is growing. largest islamic country in the world, protesters rallying in jakarta. in the streets of kabul, people chanting "death to america" be
CNN
Sep 12, 2010 2:00am EDT
of islam. at the top of their list, the very country that gives them the freedom of speech to spew their hatred, the united states. with us for the entire hour, two of cnn's experts on terrorism who track these threats closely, national securitcontributor fran townsend and senior international correspondent nic roberts robertson. thanks, guys. stand by. at this moment perhaps no one is of greater concern to the u.s. he is a u.s. citizen deemed so dangerous his own country is trying to kill him. the american-born al awlaki is emerging as one of al qaeda's top recruiters. here's nic's report on why the u.s. regards him as the potential heir to osama bin laden. >> it was an opening. it was victory. >> reporter: anwar al awlaki, >> rain was mecy. >> reporter: the radical yemen-based preacher seen here online. his followers in britain say he's like osama bin laden. >> he remind me of, for example, sheikh osama bin laden and also ayman al zawahiri in terms of he's soft spoken and at the same time the knowledge that they have, the foundations that they have. >> and he said hand me over yo
CNN
Aug 31, 2010 10:00pm EDT
practicing islam for decades should not build a new place of worship. >>> a late update on earl, still a category 4 monster, heading for the east coast. we could know more about it, when and where it's going to hit, and we'll bring that to you first. >>> keeping them honest. efforts to stop a mosque, not talking about the proposed mosque in islamic center two blocks from ground zero here in new york, but a mosque in murfreesboro, tennessee. muslims in the town have asked federal agents to be on site during services after the fbi says it has reason to believe that someone deliberately burned construction vehicles this weekend on the planned site of the islamic center of murfreesboro. a spokeswoman for the moving sq says they're scared. >> it's hard to explain to children what's go on. it's hard to explain to the little kids when they ask, are these people for or against us, it's really taking a toll on the community. >> well, there's been a moving in murfreesboro, one form or another, for 30 years and a spokeswoman says the existing one is too small. this is what they got approve toll b
PBS
Sep 11, 2010 12:30am PDT
believes that islam is the work of the devil and he has turned to put 200 korans onto a bonfire, having the world dance to his tune. first, he said he would meet with the leaders of the ground zero mosque. now it appears that is not happening. >> we have not heard from bob iman, but we are still very hopeful we will meet with him. >> it seems the burning will not happen. it is all very symbolic, but it has forced the president to speak out. >> we are not at war against islam. we are at war against terrorist organizations that have distorted islam or falsely used the banner of islam to engage in their destructive acts. and afghanistan, the president's word has not been heeded. protesters shouted death to obama, when the lives of u.s. troops are at risk because of the threat to america. >> this is one individual in florida. my concern is to make sure we did not start having a whole bunch of folks all across the country think this is the way to get attention. this is a way of endangering our troops. itour sons and daughters. >> nine years after the attack the new york, ground zero is being
ABC
Sep 10, 2010 12:00pm EDT
are not at war against islam. we are at war against terrorist organizations that have distorted islam or falsely used the banner of islam to engage in their destructive acts. we've got to be clear about that. we've got to be clear about that because if we're going to deal with the problems that ed henry was talking about, if we're going to successfully reduce the terrorist threat, then we need all the allies we can get. the folks who are most interested in a war between the united states or the west and islam are al qaeda. that's what they've been banking on. and fortunately the overwhelming majority of muslims around the world are peace loving, are interested in the same things that you and i are interested in. how do i make sure i can get a good job? how can i make sure that my kids get a decent education? how can i make sure i'm safe? how can i improve my lot in life? and so they have rejected this violent ideology for the most part. overwhelmingly. and so from a national security interest, we want to be clear about who the enemy is here. it's a
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 5:30pm PDT
, reporters later turned to other subjects, including a renewed focus on islam in american society. >> nine years after the september 11 attacks, why do you think it is that we are now seeing such an increase in suspicion and outright resentment of islam, especially given that it has been one of your priorities to increase... to improve relations with the muslim world? >> you know, i think that, at a time when the country is anxious generally and going through a tough time, then, you know, fears can surface-- suspicions, divisions can surface in a society. and so, i think that plays a role in it. one of the things that i most admired about president bush was, after 9/11, him being crystal clear about the fact that we were not at war with islam. and i was so proud of the country rallying around that idea, that notion-- that we are not going to be divided by religion. we're not going to be divided by ethnicity. >> holman: the president also fielded questions about his foreign policy agenda, including corruption in afghanistan, closing the u.s. detention facility at guantanamo bay, and reinvig
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